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Short-palped Crane Fly

Discobola australis

Description:

A winter visitor. A delicate crane fly with translucent patterns in black and yellow on the wings; short, clear halteres; ridiculously long thin legs.

Habitat:

Inside suburban home.

Notes:

family: LIMONIIDAE
subfamily: LIMNOPHILINAE
tribe: LIMNOPHILINI

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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